Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 25 km NNE of Esmeraldas, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, domingo, 19 ene. 1958

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 25 km NNE of Esmeraldas, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, domingo, 19 ene. 1958

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 28 km depth

Fecha & hora: 19 Jan 1958 14:43:30 UTC
Magnitud: 6.8
Profundidad: 27.5 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.153°N / 79.543°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Pilavo (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km al NNE de Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
63 km al O de Valdez (Eloy Alfaro) (pop: 11,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al O de San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (San Lorenzo) (pop: 20,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al NE de Muisne (pop: 13,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al N de Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
110 km al SO de Tumaco (Colombia) (pop: 86,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al NNO de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
181 km al ONO de Ibarra (pop: 133,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
191 km al NO de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
374 km al N de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.828 kmnear the coast of EcuadorUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.8 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 25 km al noreste de Esmeraldas, Ecuador Sun, 19 Jan 1958 14:43

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 25 km NNE of Esmeraldas, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, domingo, 19 ene. 1958
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